Highworth Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Highworth (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 95 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Highworth is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Highworth was 307 and is comprised of approximately 57.0% females and 43.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Highworth is 39 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Highworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% New Zealand, 3.9% England, 3.6% South Africa, 1.3% Vietnam, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland.

88.9% of people living in Highworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Other, 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Vietnamese, 1.0% Filipino , 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Highworth is 26.8% No religion, 13.1% Anglican, 12.4% Catholic, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Christian, nfd, 7.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.9% Baptist, 5.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Brethren, 2.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

43.7% of people are married, 36.7% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Highworth.

55.4% of the people living in Highworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Highworth has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Highworth are 17.3% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 14.0% Labourers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.7% Managers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Highworth work in are 18.6% Health care and social assistance, 17.3% Retail trade, 9.6% Construction, 7.7% Other services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.8% Mining, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 40.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $560 per week and the median household income is $1055 per week.

The median rent in Highworth is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1750 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highworth postcode 4560

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